How To Unlock Cells In Google Sheets

Last Updated on October 30, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to unlock cells in Google Sheets.

Sometimes, you may have locked or protected your cells from being edited or tampered by others when sharing the data in Google sheets. You can also unlock cells easily.

Once ready, we’ll get started by utilizing real-world examples to show you how to unlock cells in Google Sheets.

How To Unlock Cells In Google Sheets

Before we begin we will need a group of data to be used to unlock cells in Google Sheets.

Step 1

First, you need to have a clean and tidy group of data to work with.

Step 2

To unlock the protected cell, you can easily delete the protection of your desired range by pressing on the delete icon and selecting remove on the pop-up box.

Step 3

Once you are done, the cells will be unlocked and others are able to edit it.

Summary

That’s all there is to it. You are welcome to copy the example spreadsheet below to see how it is done. The most crucial lesson is to enjoy yourself while doing it.

In this tutorial, I covered how to unlock cells in Google Sheets. Want more? Check out all the Google Sheets Tutorials.